Coronavirus: 3,780 Covid Deaths, Highest In India In 24 hours, 3.82 Lakh Fresh Cases
Even as many quarters demanded a country-wide lockdown to reign in the pandemic, large parts of India are under strict curbs for varying periods.
In Maharashtra - which has been the worst-hit state since last year - 51,880 new cases took the total caseload to over 48.22 lakh. 891 people died of COVID-19 in the state.
In terms of the total caseload, Maharashtra is followed by Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Delhi.
Karnataka capital Bengaluru now has more than three lakh active Covid cases. The surge gas led to an increased demand for hospital beds and oxygen in the city. Karnataka saw 44,631 new cases added in the latest data, taking the state's overall caseload to over 16.9 lakh.
In neighbouring Kerala, 37,190 tested positive for the virus on Tuesday and 57 Covid patients died. The state is under severe lockdown-like restrictions since Tuesday till May 9.